is now available for Windows on the
Epic Games Store
offering a remake of the classic sci-fi shooter from Nightdive Studios. Check
to see how it differs from the original from back in 1994.
For a sample, each site still hosts a playable demo. There's also a System Shock
Goodie Pack being given away for free
but you must claim that over the next 72 hours. Owners of NVIDIA graphics cards
should check out the new
GeForce Game Ready Driver
, which supports the release. And for evaluations,
here's a review roundup from yesterday
. Here's a
reintroduction to the game and its AI antagonist:
System Shock is the
fully fledged remake of the ground breaking original from 1994, combining cult
gameplay with all-new HD visuals, updated controls, an overhauled interface and
all-new sounds & music; it even has the original voice actor of SHODAN, one of
gaming’s most iconic villains. Witness the rebirth of one of the greatest and
most influential games ever created.
Meet SHODAN. The psychotic AI has taken control of Citadel Station and turned
the crew into an army of cyborgs and mutants; She now plans to do the same to
Earth. You must explore and battle your way through the depths of a space
station gone to hell. Stop SHODAN and avert humanity’s
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